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some beads for you coming into san francisco. but, you know, we keep talking super bowl. and everyone says let's get through mardi gras first. it's chilly this morning but it gets warmer throughout the day which is great. we're getting a little breeze off of the mississippi right now so we can feel a little breeze but we know how that goes in the bay area, right, lawrence? >> we do. one party at a time-out there, huh, michelle? they know how to celebrate. i hope you're having a good time. if you are heading out the door today we have a lot of clouds streaming overhead. the temperatures not as cold. we have some 30s and 50s outside. looking forward to some warmer days ahead. we are going to talk about that coming up in just a moment. aliza? >> good morning, everyone. just a small hiccup for the east bay commute in san lorenzo. a car hit a light pole with a small power outage at hesperian and bachmann. 1,000 pg&e customers affected so far so if you are on the way out and run and run into a blackout intersection, treat it as a four-
's going to be too hard to see around the city. we have been sort of all around. san francisco is just overflowing with 49ers pride. we did a couple of stops along the city today just to check it out as we are days way from the big game. yesterday mayor lee declared that it would be red and gold weekend couraging fans and local businesses to show off their 49ers pride by sporting the team logo or colors. the city's devotion to the super bowl bound 49ers, local graffiti artist steve and tim have aptly named their 30-foot masterpiece the city bleeds gold. the mural was developed on a rooftop using rock climbing gear to get up that high. if this is any indication of what's going to happen on sunday, the 9ers may have something to worry about. this is the san francisco zoo's black rhino named boon. he was supposed to eat the baltimore ravens for breakfast this morning. zookeepers created the ravens logo out of boone's breakfast vegetables and then let him in to eat it but instead he ate the go 9ers instead and boone is named after the 49ers right tackle
to understand what that meant. when my first child was born in 1976, i joined the san francisco jcc. she went to preschool there and i joined the board. i converted when i was eight months pregnant with my third child in 1982 and i was president of the jcc from '86 to a '89. during that time, i was fully in touch with the jewish life. it was amazing. at a conference, i met gary tobin who was then the director of the center for modern jewish studies at brandeis. with the emfa. >>> word modern there. he was very interested in how jewish life was moving forward and he was very -- we had a lot of synergy and our interests in life. he moved the center for modern jewish studies out to san francisco and we became independent. >> along the way, you got married? >> yes, i did. we got married. exactly. >> and what does the institute actually do? >> we are focused on identifying the most difficult questions facing the jewish community, the most pertinent questions and primarily those that don't essentially have the data available to answer these questions and
. we'll check back with you. thanks. >>> the san francisco archbishop has always been a vocal critic. but now he tells us a catholic newspaper, legislating for the right for people of the same sex to marry is like legalizing male breastfeeding, unquote. he says people should avoid using the term gay marriage because people might fool themselves into thinking it's quote, an authentic reality. >>> one bay area family will not be going to sleep tonight, not after what has happened the past two nights. someone is clearly out to get the family who lives in willow glen. kiet do is there tonight. >> reporter: ken, we actually woke the family up from their afternoon nap as they were resting for their all-nighter. i asked them if they thought these vandals would be crazy enough to come by three nights in a row, and they said they weren't taking any chances. it all started monday night, when someone threw yellow paint on their car and slashed the tires. the second night, vandals took it to a whole new level and doused the front door with gas and set
, juliette goodrich is at the hall of justice in san francisco with what police are saying tonight. >> reporter: tonight, san francisco police are investigating this sexual assault allegation involving 49ers' wide receiver michael crabtree. as of tonight, amid this investigation, cbs 5 has learned he is in atlanta with his team. san francisco police say the alleged sexual assault involving 49ers' michael crabtree occurred in a san francisco hotel room last sunday morning after the 49ers play-off victory over the green bay packers. today, crabtree was practicing with the team in santa clara. our cameras caught him literally running late to board the team bus as it was en route to the airport and then on to atlanta. in a news release, the san francisco police department said, quote, michael crabtree has been interviewed with his lawyer present and has cooperated in this investigation. michael crabtree has not been detained or arrested and has agreed to make himself available to investigators in the future. the 49ers say they are aware of the al
. [ laughter ] >> talk to you later. thanks. >>> if san francisco gets its way, all that action you see there in new orleans could make its way out west. cbs 5 political insider phil matier on the bay area's bid for the big game anti-popping price of throwing the ultimate -- and the eye-popping price of throwing the ultimate super bowl party. >> reporter: it may not be in 2016 or 2017 but the game plan win on sunday and win the bid to bring the bowl here. the story. >> a run by kaepernick -- >> reporter: headed by a philanthropist and luminaries as former secretary of state condoleezza rice, former mayor willie brown and investment giant charles schwab the bay area's super bowl bid team is ready to take on houston and miami for the big game bid. >> they're all gelling. they have some early people that are already committing to some serious dollars they want to major this happen. >> reporter: they are going to need it because hosting a super bowl is one big job. >> we need hotel rooms all up and down the peninsula and the east bay. there will be a tail
into the 60s. 65 in redwood city and 63 degrees in san francisco. we could have rain coming our way. let's check out the roads. >>> and still watching a couple problems on the road including this traffic alert still indicate on northbound 880 by washington. one lane is blocked. has been blocked for nearly an hour now where they had that traffic alert. so again, just minor slowing because it is a high school uh- huh day. there's not as much traffic on the roadway. -- because it is a holiday. there's not as much traffic on the roadway. and we have a power outage, on school road toward alpine road. we don't know if there's any power outages in the area. just a heads up. mass transit, b.a.r.t. on a typical holiday schedule. everything is on time. b.a.r.t. and muni ferries and ac transit buses on time. and a look at the south bay from san jose. 101 from the mckee exit, and still moving at the limit from san jose and santa clara. and here's a look at the nimitz, 880 near the oakland coliseum. and past washington, everything improves toward oakland and the
home invasion in san francisco's richmond district. they broke into 40th avenue before 3 a.m. the students who live there said the suspects dragged them out of bed and one smashed a bedroom door. investigators say the suspects took off with electronics and cash. >>> a peninsula city may declare a state of emergency tonight due to flooding concerns and a weak levee. the san francisquito creek topped the levee last month and flooded a neighborhood east of 101. heavy rain caused it to rise to the third highest water flow since the '30s flooding streets and homes. if the city declares an emergency it could ask the state for millions to help strengthen the levee. >>> we're concerned about the entire rainy season which we have two or three months left. >> it's a project to wind the creek bed already set to start at the end of the summer. >>> hand made signs bearing heartfelt messages greeted sandy hook elementary school students as they went back to school. they are going to school in a nearby town. it's been 20 days since the gunman opened fire in their old school killing 20 chi
his identity as 61-year-old guy kleess of san francisco. according to the california board of pilot commissioners in, 2009, kleess ran aground a 550-foot cargo ship in sacramento that same year crashing a 600-foot cargo ship into a catwalk in stockton. and in 2010, he was at fault when a tugboat ran aground in the richmond harbor. the board chief says these incidents are minor and the pilot is held in high regard. as far as the vessel, that will stay there until they determine the next steps in the investigation and the whole process could take months. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> governor jerry brown is challenging a court order to reduce the state's prison population. he announced he filed a motion to overturn the june deadline. he says further reductions in prison populations would endanger the public. the governor says that state has a plan for early release but doesn't like it. >> rereleasing prisoners of serious dangerous crimes is not what the people of california have expressed through initiative through their legislative representati
but the bay area stands to win, too. don is in san francisco with a look at how the 9ers hometown can cash in, don? >> reporter: yes, the town that hosts the sup iser bowl does well but what about the hometowns of the teams in the super bowl? >> they do, too. what is a super bowl worth to the rest of us? economists tried to estimate the value come up with big numbers like $435 million for host city, new orleans, another one claims people in the hometown of the super bowl contender like san francisco get an income boost of $120 a year in personal income, why? because we feel better about ourselvess? >> it is good for the economy. absolutely it is good for the economy. you know, this is a relationship between mood and spending. when people feel good they tend to spend more. >> they feel good right now. >> they feel really good right now. very excited right now. >> this are are the obvious things that fly off of the shelves here in san francisco like t-shirts and anything that helps folks identify with the 49erss. an estimate that fans nationally will s
a san francisco transportation 2030 task force calling city and transportation leaders to set down top priorities. he wants to replace the housing authority with a new model and hopes to bring more affordable housing and options to the city. in closing the mayor has said there's a lot of progress during his term but still room to grow. >> if we work together, if we put the people ahead of politics, committing them to unleashing extraordinary talents then i don't have a single doubt that san francisco will be forever strong for us and for our future and for future generations. thank you and go 9ers! >> of course, yes, he had to throw in that for our super bowl hopefuls. in addition to that, he talked about other success with our sports teams. the giants' big win, also the warriors moving to the city over the next five years. no comment on also how the 49ers will be moving to santa clara. but we want to make note that the mayor also touched upon jobs and his plan for improving that growth in our city for infrastructure as well as promoting small
, so san francisco is far from alone. >> you know, mike, we have seen cameras on public areas before. but the audio seems a little bit more excessive. any clue as to why they want that? >> reporter: they can improve it. i listened to a lot of the tapes and you can't hear specific conversations. but technology is not that good. so i don't really think people have to worry about that. >> all right. mike, thank you. >>> a memorial is growing outside a mission district market where a driver tried to flee police causing a deadly crash. it happened yesterday near 21st and south van ness in san francisco. officers say they were trying to pull the man over in connection with the shooting when he took off, ran a red light and slammed into another car. the impact killed the woman in that car and a man on the sidewalk. >> it's senseless. you know, it's really mindless tragedy. this guy just had to run from the police because he wanted to take shots at people. >> the suspect is a 19-year-old known gang member named david morales. he is recovering from his own injuries and has been charged with t
of a bay area millionaire. the "san francisco chronicle" is reporting that it could be connected to a notorious east oakland gang. the paper says that recover very kumra was killed -- ravi kumra was killed not long after a prostitute revealed details about his mansion to members of "the money team" one of the gangs oakland police blame for a recent spike in violent crime. at least two of the three accused killers are believed to have ties to that gang. >>> we also learned today a san jose mother's frightening story of a kidnapping attempt was made up. police sprang into action tuesday after a man reported a man tried to grab her 2-year- old daughter out of her arms. police canvassed her neighborhood even released a sketch of a suspect. today the mother came clean and admitted she made it up. police are not saying why she did that. but she could face charges. >>> they say that they are living and they are fed up with living in these deplorable conditions so today some tenants tried to turn the tables on their landlord. they say he has ignored the
of the san francisco 49ers team members is apologizing for comments he made this week here in new orleans. the team is also apologizing and with more on that is cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran. good morning, cate. >> reporter: good morning. cornerback chris culliver is under heat because of this comment he made. >> i don't do the gay guys, man. i don't do that. >> are there any on th 49ers? >> nah, ain't got no gay people on the 49ers. they got to get up out of here. can't do no sweet stuff. >> is that true? >> yes. >> he apologized saying they are hurtful and ugly. those discriminating feelings are truly not in my heart. but the question this morning, can fans be forgiving? we asked a sports bar in the castro what they thought. >> we're not letting it bother us too much. it doesn't change our perspective on the 9ers or the game. totally support them and, you know, i guess that's just something that reminds us of how we need to keep pushing for progress in the community. >> reporter: the team hasn't said whether culliver will face discipline for his
through that today as much as 9 degrees above average in santa rosa, 63 in san francisco and 66 degrees and sunny in san jose. more on your weather coming up. right now let's check on the roads with elizabeth. >> we have been following a big rig accidents for three hours northbound 101 coming into sunnyvale. traffic, if chopper 5 can zoom back, is stacked up into santa clara. the backups continue to grow. two lanes are blocked, blocked since about 2:50 a.m. that's when that accident first was reported. the problem is, there was some damage to the guardrail. 30 gallons of fuel spilled right there approaching that fair oaks avenue exit. wood debris all over. so there's a lot of clean-up going on. no major injuries but again that is what it looks like if you are behind this mess on 101 so don't get caught in this. use 280 free and clear right now. highway 85. also caltrain another great option and so far everything is rolling along all trains on time. let get a quick look at the bay bridge toll plaza. no metering lights yet. this is just your usual pa
san francisco's mission district. a witness shot these images yesterday. they show officers with guns drawn approaching the scene near 21st and south van ness. the man they were after had just crashed after police tried to pull him over in connection with a nearby shooting. they say he ran a red light and broadsided for car pushing it into a pedestrian. the pedestrian and the woman in the car were both killed. the suspect a known gang member 19-year-old david morales, has been charged with two counts of murder and faces attempted murder and firearms charges for the shooting incident. >>> new information is coming out about the killing of a wealthy businessman in monte sereno. it could suggest a motive into the brutal home invasion murder. as cbs 5 reporter mark sayre tells us more suspects could be arrested. >>> reporter: this is a case that still has more questions than answers as yet another suspect appears in court today. and court documents raise some questions about the victim's lifestyle. >>> reporter: 21-year-old javier garcia appeared in santa clara county superior c
rates. san francisco tax attorney rob wood says you will notice on the paycheck one popular tax cut will be history. >> say the average person earning $1,500 a year will earn $20 more in tax increases. >> reporter: it extends unemployment benefits for one year and keep the child tax credit for workers who don't earn enough to pay income taxes. and the alternative minimum tax got a tax for inflation. that shields an average of $300,000 each in higher taxings. get ready for a confusing tax season. >> it's very likely that people will not be able to file on time and not be able to get the refunds and that the computers will not be all set up to take in account the new laws that we think are being passed. >> reporter: house members are due back in the hospital at noon tomorrow and vote on the compromise bill that the senate just passed. sharon chen. >> reporter: breaking news out of sacramento tonight, five people have been shot at a new year's eve celebration along the river front. at least two have died. about 40,000 people were gathered for a fireworks show. so far there's no word on
suffers from a mental illness. >>> tens of thousands of partiers are streaming into san francisco, ready to ring in the new year. elissa harrington is at the embarcadero with a behind-the- scenes look at the biggest party in town. >> reporter: well, it is a clear night, perfect for that fireworks show that starts right at the stroke of midnight. >> woo! >> reporter: wild wigs, whacky glasses, champagne. it's new year's eve with thousands ringing in 2013 in san francisco on this clear and chilly night. >> pretty cold. it keeps my ears warm. >> it was sawsome. hey, if the giants got a world series again -- i'm a huge giants fan. >> reporter: crowds stake out the embarcadero every year for one main thing. the fireworks. jeff thomas with pyrospectacular shows us some last-minute preparations. they're in charge of new year's eve, also the 4th of july and the golden gate bridge anniversary show, behind the magic of about 5,000 works and effects. a crew of 20 and lots of preparation. >> there's months of design that we do, actually working on the computer, designing how we want, when we want th
company. >> reporter: throughout the city san francisco police were keeping a close eye on public drinking. officers made sure they confiscated any liquor in the open but they say they only had maybe a handful of arrests. i'm sure frank knows a little bit about this. san francisco is trying to be that first market to win both the world series and the super bowl since the boston red sox and the new england patriots did it back in 2004 and 2005. so this obviously is a big year r for us. reporting live in san francisco, cate cauguiran cbs 5. >>> frank knows it kate. thanks so much. >> i'm feeling it. >>> the future home of the 49ers, silicon valley. >> stay tuned. >> fans jammed the sports bars, cheering for two teams, the 49ers and the san jose sharks who won their season opener in calgary. 9ers fans are extra excited since the team will be moving to santa clara very soon. >> it's kind of weird, you know, you're cheering for the 9ers because you want them to get the super bowl and they've achieved that. the sharks are starting off their season
's five degrees above normal and 62 degrees in san francisco. i think that weather is going to hold through the weekend. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thanks, lawrence. and outside right now, this is our problem spot. it's in san mateo county. if you are traveling southbound 280 right around vista point or a little past highway 92, there's an accident involving several deer. they were maybe doing a traffic break in the area. they are working to clear it now. so southbound 280 may be a little slow once you get past 92 through san mateo county. here's a live look outside. 880 the nimitz. looks great. they should have wrapped up some overnight roadwork in lanes. northbound 880 between 66 and the maze, golden gate bridge never was a problem so far this morning. dumbarton bridge roadwork on eastbound 84 has been picked up now that it's past 6:00. mass transit all on time. and a quick live look at the bay bridge, where things look different this morning than at this time yesterday. no metering lights, and the delays are very minimal. so yo
bowl. so is san francisco and cbs 5's elissa harrington is in san francisco with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. hope you're having fun in new orleans. here in san francisco buildings all over the city are lit up in red and gold but the city also expected to take in some green this super bowl. even though the host city makes the big bucks an estimated $435 million, san francisco should get a boost. the people who live and work here could see an additional $120 a year in personal income. there are a few reasons for that. according to economists, winning brings confidence and pumped up fans are big spenders. also the city has been put on a national stage. we are getting a lot of exposure right now and a lot of press. that also brings confidence. and finally, food and merchandise. across the country fans are expected to spend $11 billion on super bowl-related purchases including about 8 million pounds of tortilla chips, one and a quarter billion chicken wings if you can believe that, 51 million cases of beer and co
bowl will be in new orleans, but police are getting ready for potential problems in san francisco. they arrested a dozen people in the mission district sunday as fans celebrated the 49'ers win in atlanta. most of them were for public intoxication. there were arrests for dui, assault and an outstanding warrant, no reports of vandalism. >>> not to get ahead, but why not? it's worth noting more than a dozen cities had multiple sports championships in a single year. but since super bowl era, only four. baltimore did it in 1970. pittsburgh in 1979. new york, the giants and mets winners in 1986, and in boston patriots and red sox in 2004. pretty elite company if everything goes according to plan. >> we'll have to see. we are our super bowl station. we want to see your 49'ers spirit. >> you've been sending us photos from home. you'll meet 90-year-old rose, she came to san francisco in 1952, and has been a niners season ticket holder for the last 30 years. apparently she likes a good cigar. >>> and this family in palo alto, it's a family affair. >
don knapp is at ireland's bar in san francisco, where the faithful are gathered. don? >> reporter: you know, anne, the irish faithful, but they are not watching football or soccer or anything like that. they are watching the 49ers! and of course with the game going as it is, they have good reason to cheer! [ cheers & applause ] >> reporter: they were groaning and cheering, as green bay scores first in the playoff game. fans here at ireland's are not faint at heart. >> it's been incredible, being here in the middle of all of this is exhilarating to watch. >> got off to a bad start today, huh? >> yes, yes, but it's very early. lot of time left. lot can happen. >> we came up from socal to watch the game. >> you could watch it down there, you know. >> no, we gotta be in san francisco, definitely. >> absolutely, gotta be in the crowd. >> you're in the crowd now. how does it feel? >> feels great. this is perfect! couldn't be better! >> go! >> reporter: a few more minutes and the niners had scored. the crowd warmed up. [ cheers & applause ] >> re
sports authority shops here in san francisco where certainly the red and gold will be flying off the shelves this morning. it's quite the year for sports in the bay area and the super bowl excitement is only going to continue until the big day. last night the 49ers arrived back in the bay area landing at san jose airport. the players came back to a city celebrating and bleeding the that red and gold. crowds spilled out into the streets. the cheers and chants could be heard throughout the city and it didn't take long for the super bowl t-shirts to hit the street as well. one guy was able to sell them for 20 bucks a pop. >> we got p t and we're going to the super bowl and this is smith and company. >> reporter: police did keep a close eye on fans and public drinking. officers did confiscate liquor in the open. that count down in new orleans is on again. it's going to be an exciting time for the bay area as the san francisco 49ers try to take home that 6th super bowl win. live in san francisco, cate cauguiran cbs 5. >>> and there is plenty of fan
will hopefully lead them to the perpetrators in this case. live in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> thank you. family and friends are looking for a petaluma woman this morning after she went missing at a south lake tahoe dance event. deputies are searching for this woman, 19-year-old elissa burn. they said she was last seen at the rising casino at south shore on new year's eve. she was attending the snow globe music festival there. according to the police, her cell phone was last used just before midnight. >>> prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty or life without parole in a south bay murder case. one suspect had bail set yesterday. ravi kumra was killed in november. three men and a woman are under arrest in the case. authorities are withholding details on the case. the three men are expected back in court again tomorrow. >>> and the city of oakland plans to issue special id cards for people without legal immigration status. yesterday, mayor jean quan showed off an example of the card, which is also designed to function as a debit card. the city expects to issue 6,000 of
in the castro, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> and new orleans and san francisco i think you've noticed a lot of similarities. there's a lot of differences there, too. but i guess the new orleanians owe a big thank you to the folks in san francisco. >> reporter: this is a really interesting story. i learned a lot about the history of san francisco doing this story. they are still thanking them decades later because some san franciscans came here to new orleans many years ago and helped them save the view. >> reporter: when people around the world think of the vieux carre they think of scenes like this but it almost looks like this. >> we're not talking about a highway. we're talking about an act of barbarism. >> reporter: it would stand 40 feet tall and six lanes wide 3.5 miles of it running between the mississippi river and the city's iconic st. louis cathedral. [ church bells ] >> jackson square, the highway. gone. no access to the river. it's over. >> reporter: and the damage wouldn't end there. >> all you see in front of us, all these trees, all the
along the waterfront right here in san francisco. beautiful view, big crowds jamming the embarcadero. when it was over the cars jammed all the streets in the area. everyone had to go home. although many are still here. new year's celebration was not 100% peaceful though. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran here in san francisco where at least three revelers were wounded in shootings during the festivities. good morning, cate. >> reporter: good morning, frank. yeah. san francisco police are starting the new year looking for two suspects in two different shootings that injured three people. now, that first shooting happened at 10:40 last night. a victim was taken to the hospital after being shot in the hand. the suspect was described as an adult male. the shooting happened near fish finish at jefferson and mason. less than an hour later a 12- year-old boy and a man were shot near pier 23. the boy was hit in the foot and the man grazed in the hip. police say both suffered nonlife-threatening injuries. so far no arrests have been made. >> it's pretty cold. >> pretty cold is good here. it was aw
rosa, 49 fairly mild though into san francisco and 36 in san jose. so temperatures all over the map now but we'll settle into a nice afternoon with this huge dome of high pressure overhead bringing with it plenty of hazy sunshine into the afternoon hours. and the temperatures running above the average for this time of year. in fact, these numbers looking good into the afternoon. usually we're in the 50s and the low 60s. today as much as six degrees above average. 61 concord. 65 san jose. 62 degrees in san francisco. and that is no lie, elizabeth. >> i believe you. >> thank you. >> i believe you. we can see it outside. it's nice and dry so far so our traffic cameras are telling the truth. everything is quiet now, as well. if you are traveling northbound or southbound on the themes close to the airport and oakland coliseum, so if you have a flight to catch no delay on southbound 880. not sure you may still find overnight roadwork still in lanes between 66 and 980. this is a live look at the getting golden gate. nothing much out there right now i
the waterfront in san francisco. they jammed the embarcadero as midnight approached. when it was all over the cars jammed the streets in the area. >>> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco where three revelers were wounded in shootings during the festivities. cate. >> reporter: good morning, grace. yes, police will be starting the new year looking for two suspects in two different shootings that injured three people. the first one was at around 10:40 last night. a victim was taken to the hospital after being shot in the hand. the suspect was described as an adult male. the shooting took place near fisherman's wharf at jefferson and mason. less than an hour later a 12- year-old boy and man were shot near pier 23. the boy was hit in the foot and a man got a graze wound to the hip. police say all victims suffered nonlife-threatening injuries and so far no arrests have been made. aside from those two incidents, it was clear skies and bright lights for partiers. tens of thousands rang in the new year in a safe and festive way. >> 2012 was a good year. it was awesome. the giants got
. >> 5 people have had to be hospitalled here at san francisco general hospital. children and the elderly are at the highest risk for flu-like complications, in fact 29 children in the united states have died so far this season. live in san francisco, melissa har ring son, cbs 5. >> it is day three of that dangerous algeria hostage situation, still limited information coming out. while up to 100 hostages are celebrating their freedom today the fate of up to 60 others is still unknown. negotiations are still counting with the group that kidnapped hundreds there. the militants claim to still be holding up to eight americans there. >>> the body of a chicago lottery winner was exhumed. he died as he was about to collected his winnings, his death was ruled a result of natural causes but a relative requested a closer look. tests showed he was poisoned, now a second autopsy is being performed. >> lance armstrong now admits he used performance enhancing drugs throughout his cycling career, as our reporter tells us he says at the time he was dopi
, of course we want the 49ers to win. people who work and live in san francisco could profit. economists predict $120 extra a year in personal income. there are a few reasons for this. first of all, winning brings confidence and pumped up fans are big spenders. also, the city has been put on a national stage. we are getting exposure and press and that also brings confidence and finally fans are expected to spend $11 billion on super bowl related purchases including 8 million pounds of tortilla chips for super bowl parties, 1.25 billion chicken wings, 51 million cases of beer and countless t-shirts, jerseys and other clothing. >> in general, san francisco should be a little bit more active, lively exuberant optimistic place and all those things are good for consumer spending. >> reporter: winning the super bowl could improve the city's image. it could bring in more fans spending more money. the host city makes big bucks. new orleans will rake in $435 million by the super bowl sunday. live in san francisco, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> that's a lot of
valuables. it's another in a series of crimes targeting the chinese community in san francisco. police say the victim in the video lost nearly $50. the crooks convinced the victims that they are cursed and can only get it lifted if they pay up. >>> autopsies are planned today for a mother and daughter found dead in the sierra foothills. dive teams found the body of 46- year-old karen anderson and her 5-year-old daughter in a frozen- over pond near their home in amedure county yesterday. authorities had been at the home several times this week after neighbors reported the residents had not been seen. ' family friend says the 5-year- old victim was an outgoing child. >> she just went out and she would grab another kid and just show him the ropes and have fun with them and she would just -- very happy kid. >> divers searched the pond where the bodies were found after a neighbor reported seeing a hole in the ice in amador county. >>> we have confounded the critics and now california is back from the brink. those words from governor jerry brown during an enth
miles from downtown dallas. this new stadium more than 40 miles from downtown san francisco. so how in the world do you get here on public transportation? >>> reporter: it may not look like much but the vta light rail station is closest to the new stadium. just imagine what it will look like after 68,000 people spill out after a game and another nearby station which serves nearby amtrak and ace train, riders can already feel the chaos. what's it going to mean for a little train station like this? >> oh, too small. >> reporter: but if you are coming to the new stadium from points north, these stations could be in your future. caltrain takes about 45 minutes from downtown san francisco to mountain view and that's where you'll have to transfer to a vta light rail for another 20- minute ride. >> it's mountain view to elmont. >> reporter: vta planners are working to speed up the journey as part of a larger improvement project. >> we're looking the express service that goes directly from the caltrain station in mountain view to the stadium. >> reporter:
this year, perfectly clear last night for fireworks along the waterfront here in san francisco. it's beautiful out there. a lot of people showed up for the 15-minute display and jammed the streets near the bob barker. when it was all over, i think most of them are still out there, it was crowded getting into work today but there was some violence during the new year's celebration here in the city. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco with the problems police had with the new year's crowd and has the latest. >> reporter: good morning. happy new year. san francisco police had their hands full because some celebrations did not go as planned. there were two separate shootings last night. now three people are recovering from gunshot wounds. the first one happened around 10:40. a victim was shot in the hand near jefferson and mason near fisherman's wharf. the second shooting happened less than an hour later on the embarcadero past peer 23. a 12-year-old boy was shot in the foot and a man suffered a graze wound to the hip. police have not arrested any suspects in either shooti
killing in a san francisco robbery. the man seen running away in this grainy surveillance video last friday just mugged a woman and threw her dog into oncoming traffic. the owner says she treated her dog like a child. >> seeing everything in my head again and wanting to break everything and screaming at the top of my lungs because i miss her and i'm angry. >> there is currently a $3,000 reward for any information that might lead to an arrest. >>> the city of san mateo has evicted a family from its home after years of complaints from neighbors. the reason? lots of construction materials and debris inside and outside the home on lindbergh street. mark cliner was issued a construction permit for the home in 2001 and it's still a work in progress. his general contractor says he works on his own home after he finishes a full day on the job. clyber says he has been slowed by lack of money for building materials. >> the city wants it done but i think my wife wants it done even more. >> the city says the family can no longer live in the home because of code violations and unsafe conditions.
degrees even cool for san francisco. outside now we have mostly sunny skies and some hazy sunshine. temperatures are cool in the 40s and 50s. but we are headed right back into that arctic freeze tonight. we'll tell you how low the temperatures will get in a few minutes. >> thank you. >>> a water main break has homes in hayward without water. the line broke near jackson and santa clara streets around 3:30 a.m. crews closed a lane of traffic on jackson street for the repairs. they expect to finish in three hours. still no word on what caused that break. >>> meanwhile, work has resumed on the central subway project in san francisco shutting down streams once again. stockton street between geary and ellis is closed for the construction. crews had halted their work about 6 weeks ago to make life easier on holiday shoppers. >>> it is the end of an era for the exploratorium in san francisco. this is the very last day for fans young and old to geek out at its location near the palace of fine arts. let's go live to cbs 5 reporter anne makovec. she is live outside the museum with the big mov
friday in san francisco's tenderloin district. the woman was looking for a cell phone in her car. she says a man walked up and demanded money. he pocket-checked her and got only a few dollars. the woman says her 12-year-old dog roxie was in the car and barked at the suspect. >> when she didn't have enough money, he took her dog, lifted it over his head and hurled it into moving traffic. >> reporter: support for the woman has been pouring in. a few even offered her a new dog. but she's not ready to move on. >> in time. but right now, i'm grieving. >> reporter: we showed her the surveillance footage. she posted it on a facebook page, set up in memory of roxie. police say the african-american man is about 6-foot-1, lean and clean shaven. >> we're gonna get you. >> reporter: police hope if anyone recognized the man in this video, they will call san francisco police. there is a $3,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. >>> the man who was swept out to sea trying to save his dog has been identified as 59-year- old charlie quaid of richmond. they were walking their dog at point re
death row. a few hours ago, the city of san francisco reached a deal with charlie's owner, david. >> david relinquished ownership of charlie so that we could place him with a rescue sanctuary. >> reporter: charlie, the nearly two-year-old pit bull, will not be euthanized. he was sentenced to death back in august after he chased and attacked a police horse. that happened at crissy field. since then, his owner has been rallying for his dog's life, launching a huge internet campaign, which received more than 100,000 signatures. animal control officials say he never took responsibility for his dog. the city attorney agreed to spare charlie's life with a catch. he would have to give up his dog, sign him over to a sanctuary or rescue organization. >> he will have no contact with the future owner in any way, shape or form. he will receive updates quarterly about charlie's health and well-being. and that concluded the matter. >> reporter: beverly is a dog like charlie who has attacked in the past. they can be rehabilitated. >> i think it's possible f
diego will get a boost, too. cbs 5 reporter is in san francisco with a look at how the city benefits from the big game, don? >> reporter: that is right. neither team is from new orleans but that does not mean their hometowns are not going to get a hit, a financial hit. the reason may be because the fans just feel so pumped about their team's winning. >> what say super bowl worth to the rest of us? economists who tried to estimate the value come up with big numbers like $435 million for host city, new orleans. another claims people in the hometown of the super bowl contender like san francisco get an income boost of $120 a year in personal income, why? because we feel better about ourselves? >> it is good for the economy. absolutely it is good for the economy. you know, there is a relationship between mood and spending. when people feel good they spend a little bit more. >> they feel good right now. >> they feel really good right now. very excited right now. >> reporter: there are the obvious things that my off of the shelves here like t-shirts
to win that game. >>> as the san francisco 49ers look to play their final season in candle stick park, their new stadium is looking to become the center of the bay area sports june verse. >> the story of how that came to be starts with letter written 10 years ago on a behalf of a city that dares to dream big. len ramirez has more. len. >> the bars on broadway will always be full of the 49ers faith 68. but if the red and bold win their sixth super bowl the lombardy trophy will come home. >> it is a new age now. brand new in santa clara. >> santa clara is the 49ers future in everything except the name and a possible victory parade. >> we will let the police take care of it and we will have a beer with them. >> that is quite all right with the former santa clara councilman. it was moore who wrote the letter dr. john york inviting him to consider santa clara as the new 49ers stadium. >> you and i were standening out there when you asked me the question do i think it is going to be bit. now i can answer that question. i think it will be built. >> prev
it back in 1984. police in san francisco have begun a massive search with teacher, friends and searching for the fourth greater amount. >> pictures and posters will be put out. his younger brother fears the neighborhood. >> word of to his possible kidnapping has affected the children in the area. i heard about it on the radio. >> what do you think about that. >> i'm not going to wait at night. i wait only if a grownup is with me. >> tonight that cold case is heating up. police spent the day digging at a house ablock away from where the boy was last seen. don knapp is at that house. >> you recall many of us who cover that story recall the first big story of a missing child we would cover and many came after that. after many tremendous. >> police are not saying why they are newed the search. cadaver dogs indicated there were bones in a garage. >> the concrete was removed and several bohns were -- bones were located. the medical examiners did respond to evaluate the bones, at this time under investigation it's determined the bones are bel
area. reporting from san jose, patrick sedillo cbs 5. >>> san francisco rounds out this dust surging trend with a -- discouraging trend with a homicide increase. the city averaged nearly 6 murders a month in 2012 and as of this afternoon, the annual homicide total stood at 68. that's a 36% spike from last year when there were 50. >>> other headlines from around the bay area. two of the four suspects arrested in the murder of wealthy silicon valley venture capitalist ravi kumra are expected to be arraigned. they are accused of killing him in his mansion in november. the other two suspects have been charged for their involvement in the crime. >>> a woman accused of killing a pedestrian at a popular san francisco overlook pleaded not guilty today. 23-year-old gina eunice appeared in court today on charges of vehicular manslaughter, dui, and hit-and- run. police say that her blood alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit when she hit three people near twin peaks. one pedestrian died. >>> and two people are recovering from an overnight house fire in san francisco's excelsior d
? he comes to san francisco getting whatever he wants. he's a hero here. >> it is definitely a real sad situation. but hopefully that he will be able to play in the game this sunday. he's a phenomenal player as we really want our 49ers to win. >>> the investigation is not expected to stop crabtree from playing tomorrow. meanwhile the niners general manager says they are aware of the allegations, but they will not comment on the matter because it's an ongoing legal process. 25-year-old crabtree is the second best receiver in the nfl along with the two touchdowns on saturday as he caught nine passes for 119 yards. but the former first round pick has always been a bit of a mystery as he rarely speaks to the media, when he does, he typically wears the trademark sunglasses. he missed five games in his rookie season thanks to a 71- day hold out that actually required mc hammer's help to broker a deal. and the team has no media availability until after the game tomorrow when we'll probably hear a little bit more about this. >>> this weekend's developm
to report right now as you work your way out of marin county into san francisco. they did do the lane changes just a little while ago and you can see, traffic is free- flowing as you work your way in both directions through there. caltrans just wrapped up some construction as you work your way westbound 80 between central and powell. all lanes open traffic clear towards the bay bridge toll plaza. still a couple of hot spots in the south bay. we have southbound 280 connector to northbound 85. that will be closed until 6:00. also eastbound 237 that's closed at least to southbound 880 -- that will be there until 6:00. let's go back to michelle griego in new orleans. >> it's note all about football and partying in new orleans. nope. a couple of santa clara police officers are actually making their way into town to learn a little something from the department here. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in our newsroom with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: actually, michelle, i have moved over to santa clara. it's going to be the new home to the 4
at an apartment building in san francisco. it was reported around 2:45 on oakland near oakstreet and octavia. nobody was hurt. >>> police will release more information on an armed robbery in palo alto on ramona street around 9 p.m. details are scarce. police haven't said anything about the suspect, victim, what was stolen or the weapon used. they are asking anyone with information tow contact them. >>> in other headlines around the bay, bart police have identified the man shot and killed at the bay fair station in san leandro on saturday. 50-year-old kenneth seats of fremont died from his injuries. a second person was shot. that person is expected to survive. one arrest has been made in the shooting. investigators are looking for more suspects. >>> finding the suspects in a violent takeover style home invasion robbery in san jose is a top priority for san jose police. three or four men burst into the almaden valley home on monday night, tied up the couple in their 70s and ransacked the home and stole two cars. >>> we are going to switch gears and talk we
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